Rockdale County

Deputies find missing Rockdale County man with dementia lost in the woods

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. — A man with severe dementia who went missing Friday was found by deputies after a search in Rockdale County.

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Friday that the 78-year-old man had wandered out of his home.

Deputies went door-to-door to search for him.

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They also used their drone unit and a K9 officer.

After a 30-minute track, K9 Toby located the man lying on the ground in the woods behind a neighboring home.

Deputies said the man was in good spirits and he was returned to his family after being checked and cleared by EMS.


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